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National R.E.A.D. Training and Events 2014


R.E.A.D. Workshop in Blountville Tennessee

When: March 29, 2014 12:30-4:30 pm

Location: Sullivan County Public Library 1655 Blountville Blvd., Blountville, TN  37617

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Workshop, Georgetown TX

When: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $70

Pre Registration required.  Please Contact Ruth Olsen, Instructor, at 6pawstraining@gmail.com


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop in Helena, Montana

Presented by Helena Bookhounds.

When: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Location: First Christian Church, 311 Power Street, Helena MT 59601

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fee: $50 ($25 for registered Intermountain Therapy Animals teams not already participating in the R.E.A.D. program, free for all volunteers already active in the R.E.A.D. program)

Application: Email PetTherapyHelena@gmail.com for details.

Questions: Please call 914-523-3063 or email PetTherapyHelena@gmail.com

Presenters: CJ Puotinen, R.E.A.D. instructor, and Adele Delp, director of Helena Bookhounds.


R.E.A.D. Workshop in Woodbury, Minnesota

Where: Animal Humane Society in Woodbury, MN

When: Friday, April 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $69 (includes manual, workshop and snacks)

To Register: Contact Patti Anderson at:  siberpa@aol.com


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop, in Horicon, Wisconsin

Presented by Badgerland Animal Reading & Comfort Companions, Inc.

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Location: Horicon City Hall, 404 E. Lake Street, Horicon, WI 53050

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: $55 ($50 for B.A.R.C.C. members)

Application: Email lmiller@powerweb.net for an application form. Manual and supplies provided.

Questions: Please feel free to call 920-948-8204 or 920-387-4443.

Presenters: Lynne Miller & Darlene Pieper, R.E.A.D. Instructors.


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop, in Horicon, Wisconsin

Presented by Badgerland Animal Reading & Comfort Companions, Inc.

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Location: Horicon City Hall, 404 E. Lake Street, Horicon, WI 53050

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: $55 ($50 for B.A.R.C.C. members)

Application: Email lmiller@powerweb.net for an application form. Manual and supplies provided.

Questions: Please feel free to call 920-948-8204 or 920-387-4443.

Presenters: Lynne Miller & Darlene Pieper, R.E.A.D. Instructors.


R.E.A.D. Workshop in Georgia

When: April 12, 2014, July 12, 2014 & October 11, 2014

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Workshops in Tampa, Florida

When: April 26, 2014

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Workshops in Orlando, Florida

When: May 10, 2014

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Workshop in Tallahassee, Florida

When: Saturday, May 17, 2014

Where: AAANF Conference Room, 2414 Mahan Drive

Time: 12:30-5:00 p.m.

Fees: $15 for the class and $50 for the R.E.A.D. Manual and Bandana

Contact: Patty Mitchell at pnalani@comcast.net or 850-877-4187 to register.

Please bring your lunch…drinks and snacks will be provided.


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop in Portland, Oregon

Presented by Pawsitive Reading Pals

When: Saturday, May 31, 2014 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Application: http://pawsitivereadingpals.weebly.com

R.E.A.D. Instructor: Robin Gray


R.E.A.D. Workshop in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Where: Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley, MN

When: Thursday, June 5, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $69 (includes manual, workshop and snacks)

To Register: Contact Patti Anderson at:  siberpa@aol.com


R.E.A.D. Workshops in Orlando, Florida

When: July 26, 2014

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop in Peachtree City, GA

When: Saturday, August 9, 2014 

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Peachtree City Library (201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269) 

Directions: http://peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=934

Phone: 770-631-2520 

Contact: Melissa@CAREingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop in Portland, Oregon

Presented by Pawsitive Reading Pals

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Application: http://pawsitivereadingpals.weebly.com

R.E.A.D. Instructor: Robin Gray


R.E.A.D. Workshops in Orlando, Florida

When: October 18, 2014

Registration: Required at: www.REAdingPaws.org


R.E.A.D. Basic Skills Workshop in Peachtree City, GA

When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Peachtree City Library (201 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269) 

Directions: http://peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=934

Phone: 770-631-2520 

Contact: Melissa@CAREingPaws.org







Phone: 801.272.3439 | Fax: 801.272.3470 | info@therapyanimals.org | 4050 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84124

Draper Library

1136 E. Pioneer Rd. (12400 S.) in Draper

3rd Saturday at 10:30 am


Millcreek Center Library

2266 Evergreen Ave. (3435 S.) in Millcreek

2nd Saturday at 11:00 am


Murray Library

166 E. 5300 S. in Murray

801.264.2580

Call library for schedule


Salt Lake Main Library

210 E. 400 S in SLC

1st Saturday at 1:00 pm


Tyler Library

8041 S. Wood St. in Sandy

1st Saturday at 11:00 am

NOTE: Before you go, please confirm schedule with the library you intend to visit. Libraries must sometimes make changes.

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